Okay, so it is not on a Thursday, but the latest edition in the “Thursdays the Theatre” concert series will sound just as sweet at 7 p.m. Wednesday when the Barry Fish Band takes the stage.

The motto for the night is “Smiles and Dancing Guaranteed.

The Barry Fish Band has backed Jimmy Buffett on tour and served as house band at several prominent regular establishments in the region, from Destin to Panama City Beach.

Tickets can be purchased at The Port Inn or Gulf County Chamber of Commerce on Reid Ave. in Port St. Joe.

Tickets are online at www.historicporttheatre.com and are $15 for general admission and $30 for VIP.

VIP translates into entry to a 6-6:45 p.m. ET meet-and-greet with the band; doors for general admission open at 6:45 p.m.

“Thursdays at the Theatre” is now in its second season and attracted a range of music and film presentations at the historic Port Theatre.



The Mexico Beach Farmers Market all weekend. The Mexico Beach Farmers and Craft Market will be held Saturday and Sunday this weekend in Parker Park. Summer hours are 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. CT. Shop for fresh, local vegetables and baked goods as well as gifts and goodies from local craftspeople. Parker Park is located at 2500 U.S. Highway 98. Vendor applications are available at mexicobeach.com under calendar of events.



Expanded summer hours to climb the Cape San Blas Lighthouse. Summer hours begin today at the Cape San Blas Lighthouse. Venture to George Core Park in Port St. Joe and climb to the top, nearly 100 feet high. The lighthouse is open 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. ET Thursday through Saturday. For adults 13 and over, the cost to climb is $5 and for children under 12, but at least 44-inches tall, the cost for the climb is $3. Please, no flip-flops – climbers need sturdy shoes. In addition, the lighthouse is open, by appointment, for groups of 5 or more. The minimum charge is $25. Contact 229-8261 to book an appointment for a group.





Turtles and Trash exhibit at arts center. The latest exhibit at The Joe Center for the Arts, located at 201 Reid Ave. in Port St. Joe, is a blend of art and science, opening the door to a conversation about taking care of our planet and coastal community. Among the artists are guest artist Beth Appleton’s lush microscopic view of the world and Joan Matey and her Fishy Fashions. This exhibition runs all summer; the Center is open Thursday-Saturday, with a grand closing event featuring the music of The Recollections on Aug. 17. Every Thursday is Turtle Thursday, with a lecture, art workshop or a special treat, free and open to the public. Check out our schedule online at: thejoecenter.com or on Facebook. The exhibit is in partnership with the Florida Coastal Conservancy and the Port St. Joe Library.